Welcome to the Institute for Globalization Studies (IGS), which, among other things, offers a new BA in Globalization Studies and International Relations (GLI). The first core course for the new major will be offered in Fall 2020. To declare the major in GLI, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about the Institute or the degree, contact the Director of the IGS, Sophie Raynard-Leroy, or the Undergraduate Program Director, Andrea Fedi.
News & Announcements
As of Fall 2019, the IGS has a new Director, Sophie Raynard-Leroy, and a new Faculty Advisory Board. The mission of the IGS has been expanded to include a new degree in Globalization Studies and International Relations, as well as a series of research-focused events centered around the multifaceted issues of globalization and area studies.
Virtual Office Hours for GLI Majors/Minors
Undergraduate Program Director, Andrea Fedi
Email: email@example.com Mon./Wed., 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
(Zoom link will be sent via email upon request)
U.S. Foreign Service Internship Program (USFSIP)
Experience Hands-On Diplomacy as a U.S. Foreign Service Intern.
Spend two summers in an experiential-learning program designed to expose undergraduate students to U.S. diplomacy and the work of the Department of State. Established in 2014, this merit and needs-based opportunity is available to undergraduate sophomore and junior students with a 3.2 GPA or higher, who are available to participate in two consecutive summer internships as rising juniors and seniors. Learn more and apply here.
FIRST GLI CORE CLASS RELEASED:
GLI 211: Perspectives in Globalization Studies and International Relations (Full)
Introduces students to the major in Globalization Studies and International Relations through a wide ranging study of the ways in which globalization processes affect a wide variety of the different human groups and the planet they populate.
SBC: SBS, SPK
Schedule: Tue./Thu., 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 at 3 p.m.
Register for this lecture at: http://forms.gle/Qw6TPPUE4JV4r6ju6
Julie Livingston is a Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History at New York University. Her work combines history, anthropology, and public health and contemplates the moral conditions, social practices, and African thought. Livingston’s talk on “Self-Devouring Growth”, derived from her book, contests the assumption that economic growth is a foundation of well-being and highlights the economic systems of the southern African nation of Botswana as an example.
Inaugural IGS VIRTUAL FORUM
Wednesday, Sep. 23, 2020 at 3 p.m.
Hear from distinguished alumni who will share their career trajectories, global contributions, and some of the grand challenges their particular industry is facing at this time, as well as how people in their respective fields are making a difference in the world. Register for this alumni panel at: https://calendar.stonybrook.edu/site/alumni/event/inaugural-globalization-studies-and-international-relations-virtual-forum/
REVOLUTION: Structure and Meaning in World History
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 at 5 p.m.
Social and Behavioral Sciences, Room N405
Said Amir Arjomand, Stony Brook University Distinguished Service Professor, presents Revolution, which illuminates the stories of premodern rebellions from the ancient world, as well as medieval European revolts and more recent events, up to the Arab Spring of 2011.
Co-sponsored by the History Department and the Institute for Globalization Studies. Reception to follow. Download the flyer.